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  • D.C. and the West: Worlds apart

    Washington, D.C., seems like another planet when seen from the West, as the political stories in this issue of the paper suggest

  • Crossings

    If there’s a theme in this summer reading issue, it’s that of crossings, an idea that really hit home when a group of people from Kazakhstan recently spent time at High Country News

  • The Western Confluence: A Guide to Governing Natural Resources

    In The Western Confluence, Matthew McKinney and William Harmon try to find practical ways to solve the West’s endless struggles over water and resource management

  • One with Ninevah: Politics, Consumption and the Human Future

    Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich look at the ways the human race is jeopardizing the planet in One with Nineveh: Politics, Consumption and the Human Future

  • Looking outside the box

    In this issue, High Country News ventures outside its usual box to look at 10 serious issues facing the West in the next four years

  • Politics as a winner-takes-all game is a loser

    It would be a grave mistake for President Bush to assume that his recent victory gives license for a winner-take-all power grab in the West

  • Despair not one more day

    Paul Rogat Loeb’s inspirational anthology The Impossible Will Take a Little While, lives up to its subtitle; it’s truly "a citizen’s guide to hope in a time of fear"

  • Don’t expect Washington to lead the West

    The West needs to take charge of its own destiny, and become more than just a political game piece in the presidential election

  • The conservation hall of fame is too small

    The brothers Stewart and Mo Udall are two of the West’s conservation heroes, and their sons, Rep. Tom Udall of New Mexico and Rep. Mark Udall of Colorado, have very large shoes to fill in their own work for the Western landscape

  • Hunting: It’s not about the gun

    In the presidential election this fall, sportsmen are likely to be split between those who vote for wildlife, and those who vote for the gun

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